Facts About Russia• The capital of Russia is Moscow.• The population of Russia is 149,476,000.• The money used is the ruble.• The language spoken is Russian.
Russia statistics• Capital: Moscow• Climate: ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast• Population: 143,782,338 (July 2004 est.)
Russian language• Of Russias estimated 150m population, it is thought that over 81% speak the official language of Russian as their first and only language. Most speakers of a minority language are also bilingual speakers of Russian. There are over 100 minority languages spoken in Russia today, the most popular of which is Tartar, spoken by more than 3% of the countrys population. Other minority languages include Ukrainian, Chuvash, Bashir, Mordvin and Chechen. Although few of these populations make up even 1% of the Russian population, these languages are prominent in key regional areas.
Important cities in Russia. • Moscow www.galenfrysinger.com